Free weekends at Florida museums

Banks of America’s Museums on us program offers  free entry to Florida museums the first weekend of the month to visitors with Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit cards. Most museums offer the programs the first Saturday and first Sunday of every month, but it’s a good idea to call to make sure […]

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Annual tax-free shopping days in Florida offer extra savings

By Patti The state of Florida is offering shoppers a tax break — at least on some items. During the annual tax-free event in August, eligible apparel, accessories, electronics and school supplies may be purchased without the usual six percent sales tax. The tax-free event is August 1 to August 3. It’s handy for back […]

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Vacation discounts in Orlando, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Lauderdale & others in Florida

Discounts at  resorts and hotels in Florida, including South Beach, Kissimmee and Naples,  are featured on Groupon Getaways, Living Social Escapes and our travel deals page. Some vacation deals are promoted as discounts of 40 percent and 50 percent, or more. These are a few of the deals, with links for information and purchases. Orlando, from $64 for […]

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Deals at 4-diamond resort in Vero Beach

For a vacation at a luxurious four-diamond resort in Florida, Travelzoo is offering a deal at Vero Beach Hotel and Spa. The deal prices are $139 to $199 Sundays to Thursdays and $179 to $229 eligible Fridays and Saturdays. Some exceptions and restrictions may apply. The offer for weekday rates is for trips by October […]